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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Oral Thrush (Definition)

Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more


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How long does thrush clear up on the penis and the vagina ? Can you get treatment and what treatment can you get ?

How long does thrush clear up on the penis and the vagina ?  Can you get treatment and what treatment can you get ?

ANTIFUNGAL OINT.: Thrush is usually due to fungus you can apply anti-fungal ointment from a drugstore(no prescription needed)' in women they can get vaginal cream.In my research, since fungus grows in acid medium, a douche with an alkaline medium helps (1/2 teaspoon baking powder in 1/2 cup water twice a day ) soothes and helps the condition. ...Read more

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Could vulvodynia be caused from a laparoscopy? Really irritated vagina, outside area more than inside, tried thrush treatment

Could vulvodynia be caused from a laparoscopy? Really irritated vagina, outside area more than inside, tried thrush treatment

No but: The laparoscopy would not be likely to cause labia pain but the preop surgical prep could. You may be having a reaction to the surgical scrub used before your surgery. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Should it be concerned to use cream to cure vanina thrush? So it could be that I have HIV if im having vagina thrush?

Should it be concerned to use cream to cure vanina thrush? So it could be that I have HIV if im having vagina thrush?

Yeast Infections: Wow. That is a stretch. The most common problem in females is a yeast infection in their vagina. The last possible reason for that would be an HIV infection. I would bet there are 99 more common possibilities than hiv. ...Read more

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I m a virgin. Does frequent vaginal thrush can make my vagina loose?

I m a virgin. Does frequent vaginal thrush can make my vagina loose?

No: Frequent vaginal thrush is annoying but it won't make your vagina "loose". Best wishes! ...Read more

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Spot in vagina (had thrush), what could this be now?

Get evaluation: I can't tell you what it is. Possible that is still is thrush but it can be something else. See your gyn and have this checked and treated. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina get itchy when i don't have thrush?

Vaginal itching: Aside from a yeast infection, vaginal/vulvar itching could be due to an allergic/irritant reaction to anything used in the area-wipes, detergents, pads, etc. Also, vaginal bacterial infections, inflammatory skin conditions like lichen sclerosus, lichen planus, and a rash that arises from itching or rubbing, called lichen simplex chronicus. Please see your doctor for a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had vagina thrush but clear up already. During sexuall intercours why my vagian is irritated?

Monitor your symptom: It is not uncommon to remain a little irritated shortly after treatment for a vaginal infection. It can take some time to regain the normal balance of flora in the vagina. If you continue to have irritation, follow up with your doctor. There are some women who can experience a bacterial infection after treatment for yeast. ...Read more

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What is the cause of recurrent thrush? Can it cause ulcers in the vagina?

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What is the cause of recurrent thrush? Can it cause ulcers in the vagina?

No: It is fungus infection. Take 0ne tablet of fluconozol 200 mg by mouth and repeat in one week. This willhelp. ...Read more

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Need advise on thrush like symptoms and swollen vagina at base can send photo's?

Yeast infection: It sounds like you have a yeast infections. There are many over the counter yeast creams you can by at any pharmacy. Try one. If not improved then schedule a visit with an obgyn for evaluation ...Read more

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Could the thick white odorless discharge and itching and stinging in my vagina be thrush?

It may be.: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. Please get checked by your family physician or your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Just got over thrush now i have stabbing pains in the vagina what's wrong ? Do I now have a UTI ?

Just got over thrush now i have stabbing pains in the vagina what's wrong ? Do I now have a UTI ?

Thrush is in the mouth: But in an adult it almost certainly means you have a yeast infection in the intestine that has also spread to the vagina. You need a course of a drug by the name of ketoconazole and Nystatin ...Read more

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My partner has swelling inside her vagina and her clitorus but has been using thrush cream and not helped - please advise?

My partner has swelling inside her vagina and her clitorus but has  been using thrush cream and not helped - please advise?

Please see a doctor-: Your situation is best addressed by seeing your gynecologist or your primary care physician in a timely manner - or else if you don't have either of these doctors, go to an urgent care center to have it addressed. ...Read more

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Can the acidic nature of the vagina cause it to itch when moist? (In the area of fordyce spots) Or is that normally thrush related?

Can the acidic nature of the vagina cause it to itch when moist? (In the area of fordyce spots) Or is that normally thrush related?

Not likely: the normal flora in the vagina maintains a relatively acidic environment. Yeast and other bacteria can disrupt that and cause overgrowth of organisms that cause itching, foul odor, discharge and /or pain. See your GYN if symptoms persist for treatment Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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I had thrush and it cleared up but now my vagina entrance is extremely itchy and have some small bumps around it and its also on my bottom..Help :(?

See doctor: You prob were given med to help with thrush but you need to see your doctor again to evaluate your infection in the vagina for proper cream or med by mouth. ...Read more

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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


Thrush (Definition)

A yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining ...Read more